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September 11, 2013

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Laclarinefarm

By far, Bert, my favorite post of your whole trip!

Andrew Adams

Great post, really insightful to hear about the Westside from a Frenchman. I love that you tried beers like Torpedo as well as a Bud and kept an open mind. I would suggest though that he American style of loads of fresh hops is not something to be dismissed.

robert ames

please come to walla walla!

Bert

Thanks, Hank ! I see you like beer too !

Andrew : I'll try again, I'm new to these types of beers. I saw yesterday in Montmarte that there's a beer shop with little-known (here) imported U.S. beers, among them Rogue ! But a bottle costs 9 Euros... (Peoples Drugstore - 78 rue des Martyrs 75018 Paris)

Robert : We actually drove through Walla Walla but had too little time before going back to Portland. we strolled a bit downtown, and walked randomly into a winery tasting room, Charles Smith Wines, it was a nice loft-like space and the wines had fancy labels, I asked about tasting but they charged 5 $ minimum. Instead, I happened to spend exactly the same 5 $ oaround the block in a Goodwill thrift shop on a pair of Timberland street-shoes which looked like almost new...
I'll spend more time in Walla Walla next time...

Mark Thomasseau

Camping and beer! What could be better? Maybe Paris and a picnic along a canal!
Great post, great pictures! I live on the West Coast and have enjoyed many of the great beers you sampled.
Thank you for your blog site, it is great!

Aaron

I am an American wine lover who started out as (and still am) a beer lover, so I really enjoyed this post. I am not at all a fan of most American IPAs. It seems like you are not, either, so I wonder why you continued to drink so many of them on your journeys. Oh, well. It seems like you drank across the entire spectrum of quality of American beer. You even had a Busch and some Budweisers. I'm glad to see you enjoyed the Fat Tire. I think New Belgium is the best brewer in America, although I've never tasted anything by that off-the-grid Jonathan you wrote about. :)

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